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This week in
Husker history

The week of March 2-8, looking back in five-year intervals:
1914: Michigan State replaces Minnesota on Nebraska's schedule for 1914. | Full story
1934: Former Husker Francis A. Schmidt is named head coach at Ohio State. | "Close the Gates of Mercy"
Kevin Steele
«1989: Tom Osborne hires Kevin Steele as linebackers coach. Steele replaced John Melton, who resigned after undergoing heart surgery in February.
1999: O-line recruit Tamotu “Junior” Tagoa’i is arrested in Hawaii and accused of threatening a teacher. Further brushes with the law would lead to his dismissal from the team before the 2003 season.
2004: Injuries force Nebraska safety Philip Bland to give up football.
2009: A new contract is in the works for Bo Pelini.
2014: The Athletic Department confirms that Bo Pelini has received a contract extension through the 2018 season. Also, former Nebraska head coach Bill Glassford celebrates his 100th birthday.
2019: Tom Davis, All-America center for the Huskers in 1977, dies at age 63.